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Signed Hirado Ju Kunishige


In the style of a Malay keris panjang.


Exceptionally large pierced iron guard for a Chinese yidao; "virtuous saber".


With all silver construction, including the blade.


Japanese sword guard depicting three wise monkeys conveying the message see no evil, hear no evil, speak no…


Of a style often associated with Tanjore, the seat of the Vijayanagara empire.